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MUFG Hires Stephanie Brandley As Head of Alternative Asset Manager Coverage Group for Wholesale and Investment Banking

'Significant Addition' Is Latest in Series of Senior-Level Appointments Focused on Bank's Financial Industry Clients around the World 

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Adam Snyder

New York, July 10, 2018 – Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG), one of the world's leading financial institutions, today announced that it has hired Stephanie Brandley as a Managing Director and Head of Coverage for Alternative Asset Manager clients of its Wholesale and Investment Bank.

Mrs. Brandley, who began her role on July 9 will focus on acquiring new clients and developing business within existing relationships; she will also collaborate with product partners to provide treasury services, asset-based financing, debt capital markets support, asset backed securities products, foreign exchange, and derivative products.

Based in New York, Mrs. Brandley reports to Mark Doctoroff, Global Co-Head of the Financial Institutions Group (FIG), part of the MUFG's Wholesale and Investment Bank.

Mrs. Brandley worked for 35 years at JP Morgan Chase & Co. in a number of positions, including 13 years as a Managing Director in commercial banking focused on growing a portfolio of large alternative investment clients. Before joining MUFG, she spent the past two years as a senior relationship manager with BankUnited, Inc., responsible for building a commercial banking practice with alternative firms.

"With her talent, experience and recognition within this industry, Stephanie is a significant addition to the Bank's global FIG team," said Mr. Doctoroff. "Her track record of identifying innovative, value-added solutions for clients will undoubtedly benefit alternative asset managers seeking thoughtful ideas to address a wide range of financial opportunities and issues. As we put more emphasis on bringing together our transaction banking, corporate banking, and trading businesses across investor clients in the U.S. and globally, Stephanie provides us added credibility and expertise as we move the business to the next level."

The addition of Mrs. Brandley is the latest in a series of recent key senior-level hires by MUFG's Wholesale and Investment Bank as it continues to enhance its efforts on behalf of financial industry clients: in June, Matt Maley was named the bank's Head of Private Equity Sponsor Coverage Group, and, in May, Michael Geroux joined as a Managing Director, to focus on mid-corporate clients, particularly those that are sponsor-owned.

Mrs. Brandley began her career with the Federal Reserve after earning a BA from Hollins University in Roanoke, VA.

She is also a founding member of 100 Women in Finance, a global network of professionals in the finance and alternative investment industries working together to empower women at every stage of their careers.

About MUFG Americas Holdings Corporation
Headquartered in New York, MUFG Americas Holdings Corporation is a financial holding company, bank holding company and intermediate holding company with total assets of $157.3 billion at March 31, 2018. Its main subsidiaries are MUFG Union Bank, N.A. and MUFG Securities Americas Inc. MUFG Union Bank, N.A. provides an array of financial services to individuals, small businesses, middle-market companies, and major corporations. As of March 31, 2018, MUFG Union Bank, N.A. operated 355 branches, comprised primarily of retail banking branches in the West Coast states, along with commercial branches in Texas, Illinois, New York and Georgia, as well as 21 PurePoint Financial Centers and one international office. MUFG Securities Americas Inc. is a registered securities broker-dealer which engages in capital markets origination transactions, private placements, collateralized financings, securities borrowing and lending transactions, and domestic and foreign debt and equities securities transactions. MUFG Americas Holdings Corporation is owned by MUFG Bank, Ltd. and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. MUFG Bank, Ltd. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc., which is one of the world's leading financial groups. Visit or for more information.

About Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group and MUFG Bank, Ltd.
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG) is one of the world's leading financial groups. Headquartered in Tokyo and with over 360 years of history, MUFG has a global network with over 1,800 locations in more than 50 countries. The Group has over 150,000 employees and offers services including commercial banking, trust banking, securities, credit cards, consumer finance, asset management, and leasing. The Group aims to "be the world's most trusted financial group" through close collaboration among our operating companies and flexibly respond to all of the financial needs of our customers, serving society, and fostering shared and sustainable growth for a better world. MUFG's shares trade on the Tokyo, Nagoya, and New York stock exchanges. For more information, visit

On April 1, 2018 the name of MUFG's commercial bank changed from "The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd." to "MUFG Bank, Ltd." Many of the bank's overseas subsidiaries followed suit on the same day, but branches and subsidiaries in some countries will carry out the name change at a later date. MUFG's New York Stock Exchange ticker symbol has also changed to "MUFG." For more information regarding overseas subsidiaries, visit